Chia Seed Pudding Image credit: pinterest.com

Recipe courtesy A Healthy View, by Holly Hedge.

Chocolate pudding for breakfast? Yes! This chia seed pudding is super yummy, quick and full of fibre which keeps you full for longer. The coconut milk is a good fat and is the ONLY fat that our body recognises straight away and can use as brain fuel. 

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups Coconut milk ( or 1 cup coconut milk, 1/2 cup almond milk)
6 tbsp Chia Seeds
5 Dates, chopped
1 tsp Vanilla

Flavours – choose one of:
Lime – juice of 1 lime
Chocolate – 1 1/2 tblsp cacao powder
Coconut – 4 tbsp shredded coconut
Berry – handful frozen berries

Directions:

  1. Blend all ingredients, besides chia, in blender until well combined. Add chia and blend for 5 seconds
  2. Pour into jars or containers
  3. Crush almonds/berries/coconuts and pour over the top
  4. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours and enjoy cold

 

Tips:

Mix up the recipe and pour your pudding into a smoothie for a thick and nutrient dense drink on the go.

Experiment with the different flavours above to change the taste.